Members Statement – Echuca Mitiamo Road

6 June 2019 : Mr Walsh I want to raise the concerns of all those people who are constantly contacting me and my office about the dangerous condition of the Echuca-Mitiamo Road west of Kotta. The C334 is a major east-west route in my electorate with a lot of truck traffic particularly from the south-east…

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Members Statement – Swan Hill Crime

6 June 2019   Mr Walsh : The other issue while the Minister for Police and Emergency Services is at the table that I want to raise is the crime wave that is going on in Swan Hill at the moment. There are a lot of burglaries a lot of houses being entered and when they…

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Firefighters’ Presumptive Rights Compensation And Fire Services Legislation Amendment (Reform) Bill 2017 Second reading

Debate resumed from 25 May; motion of Mr MERLINO (Minister for Emergency Services). Mr WALSH (Murray Plains) – I ask that the reasoned amendment in my name be circulated. I move: That all the words after “˜That’ be omitted with the view of inserting in their place the words “˜this bill be withdrawn and redrafted to: (1)   retain…

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Second Reading – Appropriation 2019-2020 Bill

28 May 2019:   Mr Walsh I rise to join the debate on the budget. I might just explain to the member for Oakleigh how the budget process actually works for the opposition. As he should know there is a budget lock-up at 10.30 in the morning. So when he constantly berates the shadow Treasurer for…

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Question Without Notice – True Fooods Braeside

28 May 2019:  Mr Walsh My question is to the Treasurer. I refer to the success of the relocation of True Foods from Braeside to Maryborough and the 160 people that are now employed at this business. This business was relocated with the help of a grant from the $1 billion Regional Growth Fund. Given…

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Question Without Notice – Mildura South Sports Precinct

28 May 2019:  Mr Walsh The federal Liberal-Nationals government has already committed $17.5 million to the Mildura South sports precinct but the Mildura city council needs funding from the Andrews Labor government for this project to proceed. Members interjecting. The SPEAKER: Order! Those at the table will come to order. The Leader of the House…

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